10.25" x 3"
Says, "Amphora sediment from Mediterranean seafloor, 8th Century B.C., shipwrecked carriers of wine, Tanit or Elissa, off Ashkelon." Matte and shiny green are glazes assembled from refined materials. Sediment is applied thickly interior and thinkly exterior. Seaglass center. The glaze has some bumps and gassey pinholes -- no surprise for an unrefined material such as this. And who knows what fragments are suspended in the sediment? Maybe yeast still alive from that wine, thinks Patricia Gadsby, a molecular gastronomist. Green matte and shiny glazes assembled from refined materials.
10" x 3.25"
This material came from amphora that were lifted from Ashkelon Excavations. The sediment is applied thinly on the back and thickly inside the bowl. I sieved some of the mud and fired the granules before placing them in the center of the bowl to be glaze-fired. Rim and foot are glazes assembled from refined materials.
8" high x 5.5" wide
Says, "Mediterranean 8th Century B.C. carriers of wine, Phoenician shipwreck". The sediment glaze covers most of the exterior -- the branching pattern it makes self-assembles during firing. Interior glaze of celadon and exterior copper green are both assembled from refined materials. Blue seaglass in the lid.
4.75" x 2.5"
On porcelain clay is the sediment glaze from Ashkelon Excavations. Copper green glaze assembled from refined materialks. Sea-glass center.
5.5" x 3.25"
On Stoneware clay, reddish golden area is the sediment glaze.
4.75" x 3.5"
4.25" x 3"
"8th Century B.C. shipwreck, carriers of wine, Tanit or Elissa", is what's written above the sediment glaze. Interior white and copper green band are glazes assembled from refined materials. Glass from an Egyptian market mixed with clear sea-glass melted in the thumb-well.